Senior Accredited Financial Intelligence Officer - 8411

Staff Grade 5
Full Time
The full job description is in the candidate pack but here is a taster of what the job entails:
The Financial Investigations team currently focuses on Major Investigations, Serious & Significant investigations, Prevention & Disruption & Producer Responsibility cases & you could be involved in any of these areas of work whilst carrying out the following:
Working as a technical lead of Accredited Financial intelligence Officers who are part of the EA Financial Investigations Team.
Working with the FI Team Leader and FI Team Technical Lead to ensure tasking, reviewing and monitoring of workloads for the AFIOs; ensuring that the workloads are realistic and achievable.
Working with the FI Team Technical Lead to ensure the latest relevant policies and legislation are adhered to by keeping up to date with new information on FISS.
Liaising with Senior Enforcement Officers, area based Enforcement Officers and National colleagues to discuss and negotiate work deadlines and recommendations emerging from the scoping work carried out by AFIOs.
Assist with coordinating team meetings, departmental meetings and other relevant conferences and local financial investigations working groups.
Responsible for development and provision of intelligence products to lead, influence, direct and inform management’s decision making process.
The Accredited Senior Financial Intelligence Officer is part of the Environment Agency’s National Investigation Team which investigates serious and organised environmental crime. The team also provides support and guidance to Area Enforcement Teams and the wider enforcement community. You will be part of a wider department which is the National Enforcement Service which includes the National Intelligence Team, Prevention and Disruption and Enforcement Once.
The role of a Senior Financial Intelligence Officer is varied and you’ll draw upon a number of key skills & personal characteristics. You will need:
• The ability to support and mentor other members of the team
• Proven ability to provide attention to detail and accuracy in work undertaken
• Proven ability to interpret data and identify trends / patterns
• To organise and prioritise your workload
• To adapt your behaviour and communication style to different people and situations
• To integrate into a dispersed team
• To be computer literate
• To record information correctly
• To work independently when required
• To handle information securely as per government guidelines
Closing Date: 29th June 2018 at 23:55 hours For further information please contact OR
Basic Check
Communicates Effectively
Listens and questions to understand and engage. Conveys information and ideas clearly, accurately and persuasively through speech and writing.
Data and Information Management
Collects, analyses, interprets, records, manages, develops and shares data, material or information appropriately for a variety of purposes.
Achieves Results
Sets and delivers high work standards, demonstrates the drive to meet targets. Prioritises and organises tasks and resources to ensure timely achievement of results.
Delivers Results Through Others
Harnesses the team to deliver results on time, to required standards and in line with organisational processes and procedures.
Accreditation through the National Crime Agency as a Financial Intelligence Officer would be preferable (but not essential); or you should be willing to successfully complete the required examination, training course and subsequent professional development profile once in post.
If you are applying from the Civil Service please note that the Environment Agency is not a part of HM Civil Service and you would not be a Crown Servant in the event of being appointed. Therefore, you will not be eligible for continuous service. For applicants who currently work in local government or other bodies listed in the Redundancy Payments (Continuity of Employment in Local Government etc) (Modification) Order 1999, you may be eligible for continuous service for the purpose of calculating any future redundancy payment. If you are unsure of your status then you should contact your own HR Team.

We are fully committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce to reflect the communities we serve. We welcome flexible working patterns for all our vacancies, including job share, so please include clearly any information regarding your preferred working arrangements on your application.

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This Vacancy is closed to applications.